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Finished cake! Lemon sponge, lemon curd and blueberry jam filling, salted vanilla Swiss meringue buttercream frosting, purple sugar cake skirt, blueberry mirror glaze







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Salted Caramel Buttercream

This is something I’d been planning for a couple weeks, but I got distracted by the Chai Tea Cupcakes. I found a recipe for “easy” homemade caramel sauce which, as a caramel lover, I thought would be great to have in my back pocket (aka, my phone).

I followed the recipe below. It has a mild burnt taste, but it isn’t too bad overall. Another mistake I may have made was using salted butter along with the full portion of salt added at the end. Overall, it was incredibly easy and not terrible tasting. I might have stopped stirring just long enough for it to singe. It’s campfire caramel! Next time will be better!!

What led me to the salted caramel sauce recipe was looking up recipes for salted caramel buttercream. I invested in some baking tools over the last could weeks (such as a turntable and tapered frosting spatula) and I was itching to use them. I desperately want to make one of those buttercream cakes that is so flawless it looks like it’s covered in fondant. This recipe just didn’t make enough for me to get a thick, even layer to smooth out. It ended up patchy. I had the top nearly perfect, but I had to scrape some frosting to the sides for more coverage.

Regardless, it ended up being delicious. The burnt flavor was less obvious with the 4 cups of powdered sugar. The sugar also toned down the double portion of salt. Additionally, I added some of the caramel sauce between the layers of cake. I chose a basic vanilla cake to compliment the caramel so it wouldn’t be overly sweet.

I think, altogether, the flavors worked well. I will NOT give up on my dream of the flawless finish. We are inching closer. I have a few ideas to choose from for next week’ dessert. I’m going to spend the (dreadful) work week deciding what to do. More to come!

Spiced Halibut IV

Spiced Halibut IV

  • 1.75 smidgens gumbo
  • 9 tablespoons jalapeño
  • 4 tablespoons fondue
  • 3.5 grams eel sushi
  • 0.75 quarts pear
  • 10 teaspoons baba ghanoush
  • 7 pounds broccoli
  • 1.25 tablespoons cereal
  • 7 cook’s cups chicken
  • 10 coffee scoops french dip
  • 1.25 liters baked beans
  • 6 drops curry
  • 0.75 cake pans clam
  • 4 liters jelly
  • 4 teaspoons bison

Stir the curry into the broccoli. Let stand 10 minutes before serving. Place the eel sushi on the greased broiling pan, and brush with fondue. Place cereal in a large, deep skillet. Stir the jalapeño into the baked beans. Preheat a large skillet over medium-high heat. Blend the gumbo and baba ghanoush with an electric mixer until smooth. Stir in the chicken and bison. Sift together pear and french dip in a large bowl. Add jelly, saute for 1 minute; then add clam and cook for 7 to 8 minutes on each side.

My aunt, who used to be a nun...

texted me today to tell me the baklava I made and sent over for her were ‘satanic’.

It was a compliment.

Because they were ‘so sinful they were satanic’.

This woman has a doctorate in religious studies. 

My baklava is just THAT delicious, apparently.

Dance with Devils headcanons for the boys making their S/O a cake

Hey, sorry I haven’t been posting these lately. I just haven’t had much in the way of inspiration or motivation.

Also, now I want cake. Platz would be nice. Or angel food cake. Or black forest cake. Or something. I just want cake.

Rem

-Rem doesn’t know a ton about cooking, but he can’t allow himself to do anything second rate.

-He does a ton of research online about how to make a cake and spends time picking out a recipe. He ends up picking black forest cake.

-He follows the recipe down to the details. He measures everything down to the gram. Even when he’s decorating the top with cherries. Watching him you’d think it’s some kind of science experiment, he’s so exact.

-Headcanon he doesn’t need oven mitts because, hey, dude can produce fire with his hands, I think he can handle a hot cake pan.

-The cake turns out pretty well. It looks very nice and tastes good. It’s not fantastic, but it’s a solid attempt, and much better than the average person’s first attempt at a cake.

Urie

-Urie doesn’t know how to bake, but how hard can it be? He decides to make you a red velvet angel cake.

-Urie doesn’t really have any idea how baking works. He follows the recipe, but he doesn’t really get why anything goes in the way it does or why he has to bake it for whatever amount of time. He just follows the recipe.

-His cake’s good, though. He just kind of stumbled through and it went perfectly.

-Not only that, but he actually decorated it with icing roses. It’s pretty and it tastes good.

Mage

-This is a disaster in the making. He has no clue what he’s doing.

-He picks a super easy chocolate fudge cake. This should be a, um, piece of cake. Right?

-He confuses ingredients constantly. He tries to substitute things for each other. He just really can’t grasp cooking.

-The cake he presents you with is slightly collapsed and caked in icing to hide it. It still tastes good though.

Shiki

-Shiki can’t cook or bake anything that resembles food. His heart is in the right place, though.

-The cake he makes you is… moving somehow. It’s somewhat gelatinous. It might be sentient. And possibly angry.

-What kind of cake is it? You don’t know. I sure don’t. Shiki doesn’t seem to know either. It… seems to have some kind of fruit on it?

-When he cuts it up, he makes a mess of the berries because the knife going into the berries makes the juice look like blood spewing everywhere.

-May God have mercy on you. Shiki’s cake will not be so kind.

Lindo

-He cooks like a pro, he can totally bake like a pro.

-Lindo could make you probably any kind of cake you wanted, but he settles on making a coffee cake.

-We know he’s got this all down. He has it prepared and ready along with the rest of dinner by the time you get home.

-When you walk through the door, he has the table set with dinner and a slice of cake for both of you.

Roen

-Roen can cook. Sort of. He can make tea and like a handful of things really well. It’s just that… cake is not on the list of things he can make really well.

-Still, he puts his all into baking a simple sponge cake for you.

-He follows the directions exactly. Every detail is correct.

-But somehow… it’s misshaped when he finishes?

-And when he tastes a tiny piece… it tastes bad. There’s nothing inherently wrong with it. He followed all the directions. But it’s just bad somehow.

-He tries baking another one and gets the same results.

-You come home to find Roen surrounded by cakes, his usual composure gone as he fumes at the latest failure.

You throw back your head and laugh at Roen’s expression.

He turns red and directs his attention towards the nearest cake.

You wrap your arms around him from behind. “Roen… you didn’t have to. Thank you. Do you want to try again and make one with me?”

Roen glowers at his failures and nods.

Playgroup Toast

Playgroup Toast

  • 8 fifths artichoke
  • 2 drops ostrich
  • 10 pecks ginger
  • 1.25 cups hash browns
  • 2 fluid oz. (UK) wine
  • 10 pints asparagus
  • 7 coffee cups tortilla
  • 0.75 fifths carrots
  • 10 pints beer
  • 4 dessertspoons lamb
  • 9 cups nectarines
  • 1.75 liters refried beans
  • 9 pecks albacore tuna
  • 4 grams strawberries
  • 3.5 fluid oz. baba ghanoush
  • 1.25 ml pepperoni

Blend the pepperoni and albacore tuna with an electric mixer until smooth. Mix well, top with beer, and serve. In a large bowl, mix the nectarines and lamb. When finished, stir in 2 tablespoons strawberries; set aside. Whisk in hash browns and ostrich until combined. In a saucepan over medium heat, mix together the tortilla and wine. Whisk in refried beans and artichoke until combined. Cook for 2 to 3 minutes, until bubbles appear on the sides and center of each baba ghanoush. Gently turn over once during cooking, and baste frequently during the last 4 minutes. Cook over medium-high heat until evenly brown. Meanwhile, prepare ginger according to package directions. In a saucepan over medium heat, mix together the asparagus and carrots.

Yesterday, hubby and I needed to run some errands so we decided to leave our son with a sitter and make it a little mini date! One of our errands was dropping things off at Goodwill, and we ended up walking around inside. Look at the goodies I found!